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tell you where to send stories. i don't know what she wrote, but, okay p. >> huge fan, huge fan. >> you're not that big. [laughter] >> my question is what advice do you give to an apyring writer that's a huge fan of your books and also loves to write? >> don't write like me. [laughter] you know, write, write, write, write every day if you can. get into that habit. if you love it, you will find it's not that hard to do it, even if you just write a page. you write a page a day, at the end of the day, there's 365 pages -- i'm george bush -- [laughter] write, write, write. read, read, read, try not to imitate somebody else's style. develop your own style and
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voice. >> okay. you're welcome. >> hi, big fan, big reader. bear with me. i get nervous. for the series -- i love the characters, you gave us a little of a -- i remember in the last book, you gave us a little -- [inaudible] a little insight -- [inaudible] >> it's find. it may seem goofy, but the sound is okay. >> insight on the one who is the one, and i'm wondering if you're going to let us in on the whole history of him because, well, i'm a little curious about him. it's a little darth vader moment. >> did you hear it? >> yeah, as we continue, we'll get more on that. how many of you read that series? a few, okay.
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not how many -- >> how many of you read the series? as you read more you'll get more. >> all right, thank you. >> okay, thank you. >> hi. >> hi. >> i was wondering, i read "where the wind blows," and i wondered where you got the idea? >> i'm not sure exactly. you know, the whole idea of flying to me is a wonderful fantasy. you know, lifting off, whatever it is so i've always had that fantasy, and i remember actually going to a southeast book association -- book sellers association, and they had it somewhere in the swamps, and i think it was in georgia. there were all these marshlands, and i saw birds there, and i was
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thinking how cool it would be able to fly over the marchlands, and, you know, from there, i just wanted to write flying scenes, and then that fantasy of being able to fly. i think that's what started it. i just wanted to write a book about flying. >> okay, thank you very much. >> you're welcome. >> hello, i'm actually very grateful to be with both of you, a fan of both. >> me too. >> yes, i live in palm beach county, and i miss having books and books nearby and the event. i hope there's a location out there soon, and i have many of your books, mr. patterson, on the book shelf, but i'm here on behalf of south books florida, where a board for the national county of the national course, and we just got started in may and have a lot of wonderful events planned for early 2013, and would love to see if there's any way we can get your support. >> i've been giving to that
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forever, we give a hundred thousand books to first book, great involvement. >> great, thank you. >> yeah, yeah. >> well, do we have one more? i see one more little one coming right up to the microphone. >> actually, we've cut off the line already -- >> one more -- >> there were many in front of her. >> she's so smart, she figured it out. [laughter] >> i don't know how this thing works so okay. i really liked the witch and wiz a-rod series and read the books and graphic novels, dupe if there's another graive novel. >> yeah, the graphic novel, it will continue through the end of the series, and there's going to be another witch and ward aired in i think february called "the kiss." >> well, jim, i want to tell you
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this was a charming morning. i couldn't think of a better way to spend
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